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"top heavy dictatorship"

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Former Employee - Creative in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Creative in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Williams-Sonoma full-time (More than a year)

Pros

the products are good, but the work environment is toxic.

Cons

non-collaborative work environment. a very top down decision making process.

Advice to Management

empower your teams to make decisions

Other Employee Reviews for Williams-Sonoma

  1. Helpful (1)

    "People are nice, culture needs a ton of improvement."

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    Current Employee - Production Artist in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Production Artist in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Williams-Sonoma full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Most people are genuinely nice to others. A very exciting place to work.

    Cons

    Lots of power struggling among middle management

    Advice to Management

    Upper management needs to know what worker bees are thinking about, what they need the most not just believe what middle management is saying


  2. Helpful (1)

    "In need of improvement..."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead in Industry, CA
    Current Employee - Lead in Industry, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Williams-Sonoma full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Steady and secure, no lack of work in the near future.

    Cons

    Seems to be little room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Realize you already have great talent under your roof. Learn to promote from within! Who do you think is teaching the new managers you bring in from the outside....?

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